Revised technical information: Selected capabilities for IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility

IBM Canada Software Announcement A22-0389
June 14, 2022

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Effective June 14, 2022, IBM® will deprecate the following functional capabilities in IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility (z/TPF):

Functional capabilities Alternative capability
IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agent for z/TPF Runtime metrics collection
HTTP client (based on the open source libcurl package) Enhanced HTTP client

Effective December 13, 2022, IBM will withdraw support for the following functional capabilities in z/TPF:

Functional capabilities Alternative capability
IntraEnsemble Data Network (IEDN) support for OSA No replacement

Effective June 13, 2023, IBM will withdraw support for the following functional capabilities in z/TPF:

Functional capabilities Alternative capability
HTTP client (based on the open source libcurl package) Enhanced HTTP client
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) Representational state transfer (REST)
TPF Operations Server 32-bit console and API TPF Operations Server 64-bit console and API

Effective December 31, 2023, IBM will withdraw support for the following functional capabilities in z/TPF:

Functional capabilities Alternative capability
Tivoli Monitoring Agent for z/TPF Runtime metrics collection


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Effective date

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  • June 14, 2022: Deprecation of:
    • Tivoli Monitoring Agent for z/TPF
    • HTTP client (based on the open source libcurl package)
  • December 13, 2022: Withdrawal of support for IntraEnsemble Data Network (IEDN) support for OSA
  • June 13, 2023: Withdrawal of support for:
    • HTTP client (based on the open source libcurl package)
    • Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
    • TPF Operations Server 32-bit console and API
  • December 31, 2023: Withdrawal of support for Tivoli Monitoring Agent for z/TPF

Availability within a country is subject to local legal requirements.



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Program number

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Program number VRM Program name
5748-T15 1.1.x IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility (z/TPF)


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Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bonaire, Canada, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and British Virgin Islands

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